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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Memcached vs. SingleStore

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.memcached.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSingleStore Inc.
Initial release197920032013
Current releaseV12, November 20201.6.9, November 20207.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CC++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Proprietary protocolCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memorynoyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMemcachedSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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